Neoptolemos and Astyanax ("Commodus Gladiator")

Neoptolemos and Astyanax ("Commodus Gladiator")

Name: Neoptolemos and Astyanax ("Commodus Gladiator")
Material: Marble
Format: Statue Group
Dimensions: 2.87 m high
Museum: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Inventory number: 5999
More information on the website of Arachne, the central object database of the German Archeological Institute (DAI). See our restored version of the statue group here
Bibliography: Federico Rausa, Il 'Commodo gladiatore,' in Le sculture Farnese, III: Le sculture delle Terme di Caracalla. Rilievi e varia, edited by Carlo Gasparri (2010) 29-32; M. B. Gensheimer, Decoration and Display in Rome’s Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and Their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla (2018) 348-352
Photographer/Modeler: Davide Angheleddu
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